32 min

#4 Vendor Wisdom: How To Write Your Own Wedding Run Sheet with Vanessa Bragg The Feel Good Wedding Podcast by Polka Dot Wedding

    • Fashion & Beauty

You know we love all the fun, shiny parts of wedding planning but we also admire what it takes to bring a wedding together and often that is the not so fun & shiny parts. In this case, the power and importance of an accurate wedding run sheet! 
As part of this podcast we want to bring you helpful conversations from our vendors that will help demystify the wedding planning process and support you to have better experiences with your vendors.
To talk all things run sheets, today, we’re joined by Vanessa Bragg from The Wedding and Event Creators.  
Vanessa started her business 10 years ago, on a much smaller scale, doing a few weddings here and there, and they have since evolved to about 450 weddings a year and growing!
The Wedding and Event Creators offer wedding planning, styling, coordination, pack up and also a huge hire range, plus they have a cute side business called The Gelato Bike.
In her spare time Vanessa loves to go to the beach in summer, enjoy a margarita, play board games with her kids, play netball and go to see musicals and movies. 
It is a delight to share this conversation with you.
In this ‘Vendor Wisdom’ chat, we discuss:
What is a wedding run sheet?Why do you need one?Who should create it?Is it a rulebook or a guide?What things should be considered when creating oneWho should keep an eye on the run sheet on the day?And what do you do if the timings all go sideways!On the question of what do you do when things don’t go to plan, Vanessa shares, ‘Take a breath and roll with it. Seriously, just calm down, take a breath and just be flexible if that happens. So nothing ever goes perfectly. We do 400+ weddings a year and I'm telling you even with a professional there, things change on the day. For peace of mind for you, know that it's never going to run to perfect timing because there's so many random elements and there's so many people. Sometimes we'll have a couple say ‘we just wanna have a cute little 10 minutes together.’ And we roll with that!’
We hope you enjoyed this episode talking business! We’d love for you to share on your socials and tag @polkadotwedding and help us to share the podcast with more people.
For full transcript and show notes visit: polkadotwedding.com/podcast/
Find Vanessa:
On Instagram: @wedeventcreators
On Facebook: /TheWeddingAndEventCreators
On her website: weddingandeventcreators.com.au
Find Dorothy & the Polka Dot Wedding team:
On Instagram: @polkadotwedding
On the website: polkadotwedding.com
This podcast was produced by Polka Dot Wedding & Sarah Harney.
The Polka Dot Wedding team is honoured to conduct our work on the land of the BoonWurrung, WoiWorung, Eora and Kuring-gai people. We honour the traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present & emerging.

You know we love all the fun, shiny parts of wedding planning but we also admire what it takes to bring a wedding together and often that is the not so fun & shiny parts. In this case, the power and importance of an accurate wedding run sheet! 
As part of this podcast we want to bring you helpful conversations from our vendors that will help demystify the wedding planning process and support you to have better experiences with your vendors.
To talk all things run sheets, today, we’re joined by Vanessa Bragg from The Wedding and Event Creators.  
Vanessa started her business 10 years ago, on a much smaller scale, doing a few weddings here and there, and they have since evolved to about 450 weddings a year and growing!
The Wedding and Event Creators offer wedding planning, styling, coordination, pack up and also a huge hire range, plus they have a cute side business called The Gelato Bike.
In her spare time Vanessa loves to go to the beach in summer, enjoy a margarita, play board games with her kids, play netball and go to see musicals and movies. 
It is a delight to share this conversation with you.
In this ‘Vendor Wisdom’ chat, we discuss:
What is a wedding run sheet?Why do you need one?Who should create it?Is it a rulebook or a guide?What things should be considered when creating oneWho should keep an eye on the run sheet on the day?And what do you do if the timings all go sideways!On the question of what do you do when things don’t go to plan, Vanessa shares, ‘Take a breath and roll with it. Seriously, just calm down, take a breath and just be flexible if that happens. So nothing ever goes perfectly. We do 400+ weddings a year and I'm telling you even with a professional there, things change on the day. For peace of mind for you, know that it's never going to run to perfect timing because there's so many random elements and there's so many people. Sometimes we'll have a couple say ‘we just wanna have a cute little 10 minutes together.’ And we roll with that!’
We hope you enjoyed this episode talking business! We’d love for you to share on your socials and tag @polkadotwedding and help us to share the podcast with more people.
For full transcript and show notes visit: polkadotwedding.com/podcast/
Find Vanessa:
On Instagram: @wedeventcreators
On Facebook: /TheWeddingAndEventCreators
On her website: weddingandeventcreators.com.au
Find Dorothy & the Polka Dot Wedding team:
On Instagram: @polkadotwedding
On the website: polkadotwedding.com
This podcast was produced by Polka Dot Wedding & Sarah Harney.
The Polka Dot Wedding team is honoured to conduct our work on the land of the BoonWurrung, WoiWorung, Eora and Kuring-gai people. We honour the traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present & emerging.

32 min